INTENSIVE: Pastie Play (FALL 1 - 2019)
Tassel-twirling is one of the most unique elements of burlesque. Learn basic tassel-twirling techniques, how to choose and make pasties that are right for you, how to incorporate tassel twirling into your routine, and why sometimes your twirl just won't go. Be prepared to put tassels on your bare chest and behind. A limited number of pasties will be available to borrow in class. Please bring pasties with tassels if you've got 'em!
Instructor: Kitson Sass
Date: October 13, 20, 27
Time: Sundays 12:00 - 1:30
Cost: $75 advance registration for 3 weeks / $120 day of class | $30 single walk-in
Class 1: What's a Pastie!?
Discover the multitude of different styles, shapes and sizes of pasties, where to buy, how to choose what's right for you, how to adhere and even how to make them.
Class 2: Technique 1
Learn the foundational movements and techniques to get those babies moving!
Class 3: Technique 2
We'll expand on previous classes by adding choreography. Did someone say assles?
OUR * NEW *LOCATION:
79 - 13th Avenue NE Mpls Suite #212
About the Instructor:
KITSON SASS is trained in dance, the aerial arts and life. Shes the darling dynamo of burlesque, who really just wants to do a little dance, make a little love and get down tonight. Kitson has performed on stages across the country, including The Burlesque Hall of Fame Tournament of Tease in Las Vegas. Shes half of fan favorite aerial duo Kitson & Pistol, a regular cast member of Black Hearts Burlesque in Minneapolis, and a member of Gina Louises Lady Slippers. When shes not melting your hearts, Kitson enjoys boxed wine and long walks on the beach with her cats.
THE TWIN CITIES BURLESQUE ACADEMY, (formally Playful Peacock) the first school of its kind in the Twin Cities, was founded by Ophelia Flame and Gina Louise, who have been performing together since 2003 and teaching burlesque workshops since 2005. The belief that there's a bit of showpony in all of us is the drive behind their mission: to teach burlesque technique, performance, and history while encouraging self-expression and body confidence, welcoming students of all levels and backgrounds. The Academy offers performance opportunities, bachelorette parties & special events.
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79 13th Ave NE, Studio 212
Minneapolis, MN 55413
|Minimum Age: 18|
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|